. >> the u.s. department of agriculture says there are thousands of community farms and gardens throughout the country. >> being a small little market garden, it's not as if we're growing a ton of food. but we are showing people in urban places like san francisco how they can be their own food producers. >> this was just like perbect for me. so, it was just a garden. we can grow it ourselves. and we can eat it. and it's fresh. it's organic. so, absolutely, this really has been, you know, it's been wonderful. >> in san francisco, charlotte fadipe for "california country tv." >> this segment is brought to you by the california farm bureau federation. >> literally farm to table. literally it's like from the garden. it's from the dirt. i mean, they come straight from that place. the connection, when you make that connection with the farmer, with the growers, it makes for a different feeling when you're cooking. for me now, things taste different. >> welcome back to "california country." the show that takes you on an all-expense paid trip to experience the best kept secrets of the golden state.